MONIT OD contains Isosorbide Mononitrate
It works by widening the blood vessels in your heart to allow an increased amount of blood to flow to areas which need it
WHAT MONIT OD IS USED FOR?
It is used to prevent angina pectoris
Angina usually feels like a tight pain in the chest, neck or arm area. The pain comes from the heart muscle and is a sign that part of it is not getting enough oxygen for work it is doing
PREGNANCY & BREAST FEEDING
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine
CHILDREN & ADOLESCENTS
MONIT OD is not suitable for children
DRIVING & USING MACHINES
MONIT OD may give you a headache, blurred vision or make you feel dizzy or tired. If this happens to you, do not drive or operate machinery
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DIRECTIONS & FOR USE:
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
Swallow the medicine whole with a drink of water
If you take more MONIT OD
If you take more, immediately contact the nearest hospital casualty department or your doctor
If you forget to take MONIT OD
Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose. Take your next dose at the usual time
If you stop taking MONIT OD
Do not stop taking MONIT OD without first talking to your doctor. You should keep taking your medicine until your doctor tells you to stop. If you stop taking the medicine your condition may get worse
Keep this medicine out of reach of children
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
Monit OD 50mg Tablet should be taken empty stomach. Your doctor will decide the dose and how often you should take them.
This may change from time to time depending on how well they are working. You should take this medicine as it has been prescribed and keep taking it, even if you feel well. This medicine helps to prevent chest pain in the future.
If you stop taking it, your risk of chest pain will increase, especially if you stop taking them suddenly. Lifestyle changes such as diet, exercise, and not smoking may help this medication work better.
You can develop tolerance to this medicine over time, which means that the same dose becomes less effective. You have to stick to a really specific dosing schedule to prevent this from happening.
most common side effects
Before taking this medicine tell your doctor if you have low blood pressure, increased pressure in the eye (glaucoma), kidney disease, or heart failure.
USES OF MONIT TABLET
- Prevention of Angina (heart-related chest pain)
BENEFITS OF MONIT TABLET
In Prevention of Angina (heart-related chest pain)
It works by relaxing and widening blood vessels in the heart. This makes it easier for blood to flow to the heart, so it gets more oxygen.
This medicine thus helps to increase your ability to exercise and go about your daily life more easily and confidently. It should be taken regularly to be effective.
SIDE EFFECTS OF MONIT TABLET
Common side effects of Monit
- Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
- Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
HOW TO USE MONIT TABLET
HOW MONIT TABLET WORKS
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.